Jessica trained at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Previous work with the National Theatre of Scotland includes The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart. Other theatre credits include Rhinoceros (Royal Lyceum Theatre); Knives in Hens (Perth Theatre); (The Rivals (Bristol Old Vic); Lanark: A Life in Three Acts (Edinburgh In-ternational Festival & Citizens Theatre); The Venetian Twins (Royal Lyceum The-atre), Slope (Untitled Projects & Citizens Theatre); Three Sisters (Tron Theatre); The Fair Intellectual Club (Stellar Quines); Miss Julie (Citizens Theatre); Crime and Punishment (co-production with Citizens Theatre, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse & Royal Lyceum Theatre);The Antipodes (Sam Wanamaker Festival, Shake-speare’s Globe).
Radio credits include; The Vital Spark: Intelligence, Reachers Point, Brothers, The Fair Intellectual Club (6 part series), McLevy, The Pillow Book – All for BBC Radio 4.
She was awarded Winner of The Billy McColl Award for Most Promising Newcomer in Scottish Stage Acting, awarded by John Byrne 2014.
She recently won the award for ‘Best Female Performance’ at The Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland 2018 for her performance in Knives in Hens.